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be turfed

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard was turfed after he started a fight with another customer in the bar. I just found out that we're being turfed at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: turf

be turfed out

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard was turfed out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that we're being turfed out at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: out, turf

get turfed

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard got turfed after he started a fight with another customer in the bar. I just found out that we're getting turfed at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: get, turf

get turfed out

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard got turfed out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that we're getting turfed out at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: get, out, turf

on (one's) home turf

1. In the place or area where one is locally established. The team will be playing the championship match on their home turf this weekend, which they're hoping will give them a bit of an advantage. We'll be hosting the state-wide high school science fair on our home turf next month.
2. In a field, profession, or area for which one has a deep affinity or familiarity. After a string of unsuccessful action films, the director is back on home turf with a biting new historical drama. I tried a few television roles, but I'm really only on my home turf when I'm doing stand-up.
See also: home, on, turf

surf and turf

Seafood (surf), especially fish or lobster, served with beef (turf). Sometimes stylized as "surf 'n' turf." I've never understood the appeal of surf and turf, personally—I love steak and lobster, but their flavors don't really go together. I know a great place down by the beach that does excellent surf 'n' turf.
See also: and, surf, turf

turf (one) out

To eject, evict, or otherwise forcibly remove one (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The bouncer turfed the drunkard out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that the landlord is turfing us out at the end of the month because he wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: out, turf

turf war

1. An ongoing fight among factions, often criminal ones, attempting to control a particular territory (i.e. their "turf"). The neighborhood has been torn apart by the turf war between the two gangs.
2. By extension, a dispute or hostile environment among persons or factions competing for a particular position, or influence in a particular area. The school newspaper has become the scene of a turf war among several ambitious students who all want to add "editor" to their college applications. The electoral map has become nothing more than a diagram of the turf war between the two parties.
See also: turf, war
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

surf and turf

fish and beef; lobster and beef. (A dinner serving incorporating both expensive seafood and an expensive cut of beef. Alludes to the sea and to the pasture. Fixed order.) Walter ordered the surf and turf, but Alice ordered only a tiny salad. No surf and turf for me. I want fish and fish alone.
See also: and, surf, turf
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

surf and turf

a dish containing both seafood and meat, typically shellfish and steak. chiefly North American
See also: and, surf, turf
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

a ˈturf war

(informal) an argument or a dispute about who owns or controls an area: Street violence has escalated as a result of a turf war between rival neighbourhood gangs.Turf wars are inevitable when two departments are merged.
In informal language, your turf is the place where you live and/or work, especially when you think of it as your own.
See also: turf, war
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

turf

n. (one’s) ground or territory. When you’re on my turf, you do what I say—savvy? This is my turf, and what I say goes.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Single-plant progenies of 707 clones selected from the Rutgers turfgrass breeding program were seeded in individual turf plots at North Brunswick and Adelphia, NJ, during the late summers of 1992 and 1993.
If the method fulfills its ambitious promise, fuzzy turfs of green, blue-green, brown and red algae riding the waves just below the ocean surface just might be the basis of a greening of the seas.
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Abella admits that the new turfs provide the kind of durability he can't guarantee.
WHEN the whole area is finished, tamp it over using a rake and if any turfs sink in then carefully lift them and place some extra soil beneath until they firm up nice and level.
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